First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by chuchubob » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:50 pm

Tuesday's train made it at least to early afternoon.
Train 3234 Elwyn to Norristown at 30th Street and arrived Temple.
Departing Temple

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by mcgrath618 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:45 pm

What kind of equipment failures are we talking about here? Why can't one of these make it through a single day of service?

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by glennk419 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:13 pm

Just heard 3420 come through Roslyn with the push / pull set, about 6 minutes late.
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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by Silverliner II » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:18 am

I don't know the nature of the equipment failure yesterday, but the set made it through the day today.
"*BEEEEEP!!!* Three-Three! Three! No Alarms!"
(announcement from CN hotbox/dragging equipment detector, Milepost 33, track #3, Oakville Subdivision)

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by rcthompson04 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:59 am

I am going to see how it does running the 4571 (607pm from Suburban to Thorndale) on my ride to Malvern this evening. The run is usually on time or early barring an issue coming down from Warminter.

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by glennk419 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:26 am

Silverliner II wrote:I don't know the nature of the equipment failure yesterday, but the set made it through the day today.
I heard PP horns around 9:30 last evening which I believe would have been the return run from Doylestown at the Rice's Mill Road crossing between Glenside and Jenkintown.
I need to get trackside for some of these runs as soon as time permits.
Glenn

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by Silverliner II » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:29 am

It has MU's today, out of the gate at Frazer.... please play again tomorrow (of course it will be pouring rain tomorrow most of the day).
"*BEEEEEP!!!* Three-Three! Three! No Alarms!"
(announcement from CN hotbox/dragging equipment detector, Milepost 33, track #3, Oakville Subdivision)

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by rcthompson04 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:00 am

It ran yesterday (kept close to schedule too) and is running today.

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by glennk419 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:58 pm

Inbound through Roslyn at 5:56.
Glenn

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by MACTRAXX » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:16 pm

Glenn: #4571 (Warminster-Thorndale) is due at Roslyn at 5:25 PM - meaning that it is running
30 minutes late southbound towards Center City. This is an all-stops (except North Broad Street)
local - any chance that it makes up sufficient time through CCP to get back on or close to schedule?

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by Silverliner II » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:33 pm

MACTRAXX wrote:Glenn: #4571 (Warminster-Thorndale) is due at Roslyn at 5:25 PM - meaning that it is running
30 minutes late southbound towards Center City. This is an all-stops (except North Broad Street)
local - any chance that it makes up sufficient time through CCP to get back on or close to schedule?

MACTRAXX
No chance whatsoever. It will still be close to 30 minutes late at Paoli....
"*BEEEEEP!!!* Three-Three! Three! No Alarms!"
(announcement from CN hotbox/dragging equipment detector, Milepost 33, track #3, Oakville Subdivision)

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by CNJGeep » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:24 pm

It ran as 6455 today, on time.
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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by glennk419 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:54 pm

MACTRAXX wrote:Glenn: #4571 (Warminster-Thorndale) is due at Roslyn at 5:25 PM - meaning that it is running
30 minutes late southbound towards Center City. This is an all-stops (except North Broad Street)
local - any chance that it makes up sufficient time through CCP to get back on or close to schedule?

MACTRAXX
Wasn't doing timekeeping but the preceeding outbound was late. Not sure if the PP was held at GROVE or what.

Only reporting what I heard.
Glenn

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by Broadway » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:19 am

mcgrath618 wrote:What kind of equipment failures are we talking about here? Why can't one of these make it through a single day of service?

Newly trained crews, operator error.

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Re: First "All-Day" Push-Pull Set coming soon...

Post by CNJGeep » Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:22 pm

Broadway wrote:Newly trained crews, operator error.

And finding qualified crews to begin with, especially at night, has been a real adventure.
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